Meanwhile, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf has called for 74 miles of road in her city to be shut down so people can walk outside and remain six feet away from others. She said Thursday that the plan came about because people on sidewalks were uncomfortable about not being able to socially distance. … [Read more...] about 55 coronavirus-related deaths in L.A. County is a new one-day high: ‘Devastating power of COVID-19′
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Protests have also spread to other U.S. cities. In New York City, protesters defied New York’s coronavirus prohibition on public gatherings Thursday, clashing with police, while demonstrators blocked traffic in downtown Denver. A day earlier, demonstrators had taken to the streets in Los Angeles and Memphis. … [Read more...] about Ex-Minneapolis officer charged with murder, manslaughter in death of George Floyd
What’s been especially frustrating for those struggling is that money from the EIDL program is specifically meant to be issued quickly. “EIDL has been a massive disappointment,” said Greg Hunnicut, who owns a small remodeling business in Houston. He applied for an EIDL a week and a half ago and hasn’t heard anything back. “I knew PPP would be a cluster, that seemed obvious to me. The EIDL, I thought, was going to be a quick bit of help.” … [Read more...] about Five Million People Need This Lifeline. But It’s Gone Broke.
The drama "I'm No Longer Here" tells the story of a young Mexican gang leader (Juan Daniel Garcia Treviño), whose entanglements with a drug cartel force him to go on the run, to a place where many immigrants have come before him: Queens. There, despite his attempt to assimilate, he begins to wish he were home. According to IndieWire, director Fernando Frías de la Parr - a former documentarian who directed all six episodes of the of the first season of the HBO series "Los Espookys" - "knows his way around the vibrant and the mundane, the eerie and the all-too-real." Unrated. Available on Netflix. In Spanish and English with subtitles. 105 minutes. … [Read more...] about New movies to stream this week: ‘Vast of Night,’ ‘Lucky Grandma’ and more
Both SWING and Empower also say the coronavirus has already taken a far heavier toll on the country's sex industry than the arrival of HIV/AIDS in the 1980s. Then, there was no mass shutdown of the bars, clubs and massage parlors most sex workers operate out of, and the use of condoms soon cut down the risk of catching AIDS from sex. … [Read more...] about COVID Lockdown Pumps Brakes on Thailand’s Billion-dollar Sex Trade